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Old 04-10-19, 12:17 PM
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More interesting items. Do you attend coin shows to locate these ancient pieces?
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Bloomsbury coin fair is on tomorrow in London that used to be my go to venue.
Most dealers have internet sites now and there are plenty of ancients on EBay.
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Terracotta seal with impression of Emperor wearing radiate crown. This style of portrait began appearing on Roman coinage around 218 AD.
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GV1 messengers card with embossed badge.
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Roman 3-4C. bronze mount for strap cruciform shape with a high arched centre. 20 x 25 x 36 mm 21gm.

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Silver Lord Roberts medallion 22mm diameter circa 1902.
Reverse depicts a Naval Brigade man; a Highlander; New South Wales Lancer and a CIV Volunteer. Inscribed below Justice and Empire.
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Semi autonomus cities under Roman Republic circa 1stC BC.
Carteia Hispania AE 19 4.4gm.
Ob: Dolphin with trident CARTAEIA below.
Rev: Horizontal rudder 111 VIR above DD below.
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111 VIR =TRIUMVIR, three man board of magistrates responsible for the minting of coins. DD refers to their titles as Lords.


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Postcard from Bruges Cathederale Saint-Sauveur. The tombstone of Georges de Munter and his wife 1439.
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Elagabalus 218-222 AD.
AE 30mm x 17.5g.
Province of Commagene, City of Zeugma, the military base camp on the Euphrates of Legio 1V Scythica whose emblem was the Capricorn.
OB: Right facing bust of Elagabal with eagle countermark to the face.
AVT KAI MAP AVPI ANTONEINOC CE.
Rev: Temple of Zeus Katabaites upon the mount, peribolos containing grove of trees in front, walkways on either side. Capricorn in exurge leaping right.
ZEVGM ATEON

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HMS King Alfred, Drake class armoured cruiser 1901.
Hit by a torpedo from UB-86 north of Ireland in 1918, limped back to Liverpool with the loss of only one man.
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Gordian 111 238-244 AD.
Province of Thrace City of Deltum.
OB: Radiate bust of Gordian right.
IMP GORDIANVS PIVS FEL AVG.
Rev: Concordia standing holding patera and cornucopia alter at feet.
COL FL PAC DEVLT (Colonia Flavia Pacis Devltensivm)
Colony originally founded by Legio V111 Avgvsta but settled by the veterans of Vespasian's legions.

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